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The UKPCCI is here to facilitate, enhance and promote bilateral trade between the UK and Pakistan

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The UKPCCI is here to facilitate, enhance and promote bilateral trade between the UK and Pakistan

UK Pakistan Chamber
of Commerce

The UKPCCI is here to facilitate, enhance and promote bilateral trade between the UK and Pakistan

Sardar Shafquat Khan


Sardar Shafquat Khan is a prominent established businessman since 1994. He is the Chairman of boutique Finance and Estate Agency; Berkeley Square Capital ltd (London), located in the heart of London Mayfair. He is also a physical commodities trader which includes; Halal meat and poultry, sugar, rice and petroleum oil and Gas Along with this. Sardar Shafquat Khan holds a strong interest in charitable work as well as for the community. He has launched his own charity; SARDAR FOUNDATION which focusses on amending the living conditions and lives of those in his roots, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. With this motivation he is striving towards building a chain of hospitals throughout Pakistan especially in those areas which lack healthcare facilities.


Amjad Khan


Amjad Khan is a serial entrepreneur, restaurateur, and founder of the largest Asian food franchise in the UK and Europe: Kebabish Original, with over 200 locations and expanding into Africa. Mr Khan has recently opened up another restaurant venture, Kassaba, specialising in Turkish Cuisine. His interests also include a property and petroleum holdings, sitting on the board of AK Petroleum and AK Homes.


Amir Khawaja

Vice President

Mr Amir Khawaja is a prominent businessman based in Manchester running several companies whilst finding the time to serve the community and further the interests of bilateral trade with Pakistan. Mr Khuwaja founded Amir Clothing – Several Wholesale units serving a plethora of independent shops and online retailers supplying the latest in fashion from the UK, and Italy. Amir works directly with designers and manufactures to create bespoke styles to ensure his range remains fresh. For knitted garments, Amir has his own factory which produces unique designs that are patent protected. All businesses are being operated with dedication and the utmost integrity. Amir has a longstanding association with the MQI due to the extensive social work done by him and his family. In 2018 he was elected as President of MQI Manchester and the chapter has seen a phenomenal increase in activity since his appointment.


Shahid Mirza


Shahid has been in the Satellite Business for over 23 years, he has also been a member for the chamber over 13 years.

Whilst serving as a Director Shahid attended 3 Expos in Pakistan, and held the roles of Treasurer, Chairman of the Board and Vice President.

Rashad Khan


Rashad was appointed the role of Director with UKPCCI IN August 2017.

He came to the UK in 2001, started his business as Retailer in Grocery and now has a chain of Supermarkets.
Rashad also does charitable work and for the past 9 years has been a Trustee Jama Masjid Islamic Centre in Hounslow.


Shakoor Khan

Vice President

I have over 12 years of experience in consultancy with a focus on maximizing business opportunities by providing excellent customer service to our client base. For the last 8 years, I am also Director of Bridging Gaps Ltd which provides business consultancy services to various small and medium type businesses and various companies in the UK. I did business in USA during the period of 1999 to 2003.


Key Skills

• Consultancy
• Project coordination
• Business strategies
• Business development


Shahid Akhtar

Senior Vice President

Shahid Joined UKPCCI as a board Member in 2017. Has over twenty five years of professional management experience in private and public sector ranging from hands on work at field level to heading multiple administration & financial management portfolios. Shahid is a retired Naval Officer with extensive experience of working with government and international organisations, at strategic and management level. He is a graduate from Pakistan Naval Academy and holds Master Degrees in Economics and Financial Management from Middlesex University Business School. He is entrepreneur with several successful businesses in UK and Pakistan. He is also a Director of Awaz Group of Radios, the largest group of radio stations in Pakistan operating of 23 stations nationwide. Shahid has keen interest in Gas & Petroleum Industry in Pakistan. He owns a Hotel group and a chain of restaurants in London.

Ishtiaq Ahmed

General Secretary 

Mr Ishtiaq Ahmed is a prolific entrepreneur involved in several businesses, trade organisations and philanthropic activities.

UniLogo provide Uniforms and Logos throughout the UK. The client portfolio consists of over 10,000 schools and hundreds of other businesses growing on a daily basis. In addition to Local UK production, garments are sourced from Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, Turkey and Morocco. Most consumables are imported from Germany, Italy and Spain to maintain consistency and quality.
We are unique in our industry in that we provide a complete uniform service, promotional clothing or workwear. Processes include Embroidery, Full colour digital printing, and Flock welding with many garments specially designed for retrospective framing. All of our clothing is sourced ethically ensuring the materials are sustainable and the staff paid a fair wages as we strive to fulfil all aspects of corporate, social and environmental responsibility. We are currently with several manufacturers in developing new fabrics and also techniques for staff to maintain a healthy work life balance.

Maroof Azam Rachyal

Vice President


Maroof Azam Rachyal belongs to a well known business family,

whom were established 1954-55 in the United Kingdom and

Pakistan as, ‘Rachyal & Co’. Which was an import/export and

money exchange busniess, they were one of the major roll

company to contribute in generating foreign exchange for

High commison of Pakistan in the United Kingdom.


Maroof Azam Rachyal is running a ground transportation

business from various cities of the UK as a

CEO/Director/Shareholder, serving national and international

corporate clients by providing a luxury transportation solution.

His future focus is on import/export, in textile and the food



He holds a strong interest in charitable work as well as social

work. He launched a charitable organisation named Kashmir

insaf movement “Insaf Group” as a founding Chairman with

100’s of members focusing on the health and education sector

in Pakistan, especially upgrading women’s health centres in rural

areas of Azad Kashmir.  Mr Rachyal has strong ties with

business and the political community in the United Kingdom

and Pakistan.

Ghulam Alahi

Joint Secretary – Treasurer

Ghulam Is A Fellow Member Of The Institute Of Chartered Accountants In

England And Wales As Well As Being A Registered Auditor And A Recognized

Business Finance Professional. He Graduated With A BA Hons In Accounting And

Finance And Went On To Gain A Master’s In Business Finance From The

University Of Brunel. Ghulam Sits On The Board Of Several Companies Across

Various Sectors Including An Award-Winning Property Group Which Won The

2019 Housing Design Award. Other Directorships Include Telecommunications

Film Production And Sports Management. He Is Also Registered With The English

Football Association. Ghulam Has Recently Been Appointed As Vice President

For The West Ham United Women’s Football Team And Is Involved In Working

With Members Of The Asian Community To Help Nurture Talent And Provide

Encouragement For Them To Participate In Sports. Ghulam Also Provides

Strategic And Operational Advice To Growing And Established Businesses,

\Including Advice On Structure And Funding, And Ongoing Accounting And Tech

Support. He Has Extensive Experience Of Bank, Shareholder And Parent

Company Reporting And Works Closely With His Clients To Develop Intelligent

Solutions Tailored To Their Needs. His Strong Banking Connections Enable Him

To Provide Pragmatic Advice And To Support To Businesses Looking To

Raise Finance.

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From Textile and Fashion Houses, to Raw Materials, Energy, Sporting Goods, and Bleeding Edge Software – the UKPCCI has excellent links to push your commercial strategy and drive your supply chain.